quote: Its because its no different than the current available Opteron dual platform
quote: Why call it a desperate move? You could say the same about Intel's quad-core chips that are really just two dual-cores slapped together. I don't see how Intel's first quad-core bus-choked chip is any more "legitimate" than having two dual-core AMD64 chips. They're simply solutions for those who need them.
one year from today, 4x4 will be mainstream hardware, and be best bang for buck